Interviews

Interviews
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Shaping the future of courts

In conversation with Tim Taylor QC, managing partner at King & Wood Mallesons, on the evolution of the DIFC Courts, establishing more specialist divisions and new laws that will ensure greater efficiency. In your view, what...

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The new imperative of innovation

Gaby El Hakim, chief legal officer and corporate secretary of the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB), talks about building a collaborative, high-performing legal team for the banking giant. What led you to your role here? How...

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Rising to the D&I challenge

It has become critical for businesses to have an effective diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy in place. It should be more than just a box-ticking exercise, a diverse workforce in an inclusive work environment can reap...

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Empowering legal teams

John Knox and Brett Menadue talk about how Lawyers On Demand is changing the way lawyers and in-house teams work. The rise of Alternative Legal Service Providers (ASLPs) over the years reflects the changing demands of...

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High-tech counsel

In conversation with the founder and CEO of Tap the Market, the newest entrant in the legal services market. A platform that combines technology with market knowledge. In his previous role as the general counsel of...

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Passion Prevails

Firas Oggar and his legal team find new ways of delivering value to their business by building an efficient ecosystem that enables them to focus on achieving strategic goals. What led you to your role here?...

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Building teams of repute

In October 2018, HFW extended its offering to clients with the formal launch of a consulting business. With an aim to advise clients on developing the business, enhancing their teams and protecting them against risk, HFW Consulting provides a wide...

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Challenging perceptions

Hani T. Gharbawi of Emaar – The Economic City talks about managing the fast-growing megaproject’s legal affairs in a rapidly-developing jurisdiction. The former chemical engineer turned lawyer, Hani T. Gharbawi of Saudi Arabia’s Emaar -The Economic...

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Middle East IP reform, long overdue

Kate O’Rourke and Patrick Gearon of Charles Russell Speechlys were in Dubai at the beginning of this year to speak about Intellectual Property (IP) issues specific to the Middle East at the annual World IP Forum....

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The future of arbitration…

In conversation with international arbitrator J William Rowley QC on how arbitration has developed and transformed over the last two decades. Renowned arbitrator J William Rowley QC was in Dubai last month for the Dubai Arbitration...

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